West Parry Sound Health Centre, Parry Sound, ON

Speech-Language Pathology

JOB POSTING: Non-Union 2022-336 



Regular Part-Time Position 

We are looking for a new team member! We are a team of dynamic inter-professionals that work in a challenging and exciting environment. Our team supports each other in meeting challenges and strives for continuous improvement and growth. Located on the coast of beautiful Georgian Bay, our facility offers the best that both nature and technology can offer. We work in one of Canada’s most modern health care facilities and live in one of Canada’s top outdoor adventure destinations. You can get from desk to dock in 10 minutes! 

Being a member of the WPSHC team means you work with a leadership team that is collaborative and approachable. WPSHC team members are passionate and dedicated to delivering high-quality patient and family-centered care. 
Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the incumbent will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide inpatient and outpatient assessment, consultation and treatment services, and education to patients with speech, language, cognitive communication, voice, fluency, oral motor, and swallowing disorders.  

Basic Requirements: 

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology; 
  • Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the CASLPO; 
  • Current CPR basic rescuer certificate; 
  • Previous work experience with adult communication and swallowing disorders; 
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in health care teaching, supervising rehabilitation assistants and students; 
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and maintenance of high professional standards; 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a full caseload; 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Pathophysiology of Communication and swallowing disorders, and the effects of other diseases and conditions on patients; 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based best practices and the differences between treatment efficacy, effectiveness, cost effectiveness, and efficiency to achieve quality outcomes and performance improvement; 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide services and develop care plans by applying the best available research evidence, expert clinical judgment, and considering patients/clients’ individual preference and values; 
  • Demonstrated superior critical thinking, academic questioning, and problem-solving skills; 
  • Demonstrated ability to practice in a self-directed manner and communicate effectively with patients, caregivers, physicians, and other health care professionals; 
  • Demonstrated ability to use an ethical and evidence-based framework to prioritize which patients/clients would benefit most from services given limited resources; 
  • Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and continue improvement; 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various computer applications and software related to healthcare programs; 
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of the West Parry Sound Health Centre: Compassion, Accountability, Rights and Responsibility, Excellence, Safety Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Training and recent experience working with Inpatient and Outpatient adult and geriatric populations; 
  • Training and recent experience with conducting and interpreting Video-Fluoroscopic evaluations of swallowing function; 
  • Certified in TOR-BSST©; 
  • Experience in adult education. 


WPSHC Employees Receive: 

  • Competitive Wage 
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) 
  • 4% vacation pay and 13% pay in lieu of fringe benefits (9% if enrolled in HOOPP) 
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) 
  • Wellness Program & onsite gym 

Please submit a resume with covering letter by December 27, 2022, quoting
NU 2022-336, to: 

West Parry Sound Health Centre,  
Human Resources Department,  
6 Albert St., Parry Sound, ON, P2A 3A4 Fax: (705) 773-4036 
Email: humanresources@wpshc.com 

West Parry Sound Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities to ensure equal participation. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes.  

We thank all applicants who apply, but advise only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only. Please be advised the WPSHC property is smoke-free.